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Appalachian Christian Academy is a small Christian school in the mountains of Appalachia.
We have been educating children in Manchester for over 35 years.
We offer grades K-9 and are fully accredited by the state of Kentucky and by the National Council of Private Schools Association.
We offer individually-tailored, differentiated, and hands-on learning experiences, as well as educational and cultural field trips, e.g.
concerts, musicals, Civil War reenactments, plays, museums, to local artisans, farms, outdoor school, musical festivals, service learning, etc.
Our goal is to graduate young people who have a balanced education in all areas: academic, spiritual, physical, emotional, and social.
They are encouraged to be critical thinkers, problem solvers, and good citizens of this world and also for heaven.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 1-8
  • Students: 11 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $205
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Appalachian Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia; mild speech, language based or learning differences

Student Body

Total Students
11 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade
Appalachian Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
8 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Khaki or navy slacks, skirts; solid color polo shirts)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Textbook fee of $175. Registration fee of $150. Tuition $205/month for non-constituent, $155/month for constituent

School Notes

  • Our school offers the following:
  • Low student to teacher ratio
  • Multigrade classrooms
  • Caring teachers
  • Individualized help and attention
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Many outdoor activities, such as play, games, gardening, outdoor learning
  • Educational field trips
  • Service Learning Activities/Trips
  • Spanish, art, music
  • Family atmosphere
  • Zero tolerance to bullying
  • DWS/Soul Shapers Discipline Plan, encouraging students to self-control, self-discipline
  • Home School Friday Program that includes art, Spanish, music (choir, bells), recess

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 1-8
  • Students: 11 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $205
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Kentucky is $6,910 for elementary schools and $8,072 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kentucky is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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